Dance Kaleidoscope’s “Divas”
For this new program, David Hochoy choreographed to the music of Janis Joplin, Nicholas A. Owens set his work to an Aretha Franklin soundtrack, and the Dance Kaleidoscope dancers themselves created pieces inspired by their favorite women of song. Feb. 9-12 Indiana Repertory Theatre Details
“Disney’s The Little Mermaid
After the stage success of “Beauty and the Beast,” it was inevitable that the finned femme who turned Walt Disney Studios around would wind up on stage. But how to create an undersea kingdom on an earthbound stage? See for yourself how it was pulled off in the touring stage production, paying its first visit to Indianapolis. Feb. 7-12 Murat Theatre Details
Brian Stokes Mitchell
The Broadway star of “Kiss Me, Kate,” “Man of La Mancha,” and the original company of “Ragtime” brings his booming baritone and leading man songbook to town for a concert with the Cabaret. But be aware that the Cabaret has moved from its former downtown digs to a temporary home while it finalizes a permanent space. Feb. 11 Indiana Landmarks Center Details
Also this week
Musicians, dancers, and more from the Guangdong Performing Arts Troupe celebrate “Chinese New Year Spectacular” Feb. 12 at the Palladium
Fiasco Theate’s acclaimed, minimalist production of “Into the Woods” visits IU Auditorium Feb. 7-8.
Butler University’s Midwinter Dance Festival runs Feb. 8-11 at the Schrott Center.
Shen Yun returns to Clowes Hall Feb. 11-12